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To combat terrorism in Southeast Asia, Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte proposes joint patrol with Malaysia and Indonesia Manila: In the last few years there have been repeated warnings issued about the increasing influence of the ‘IS’ and other terror cells in Southeast Asia. The ongoing campaign in the Marawi City of Philippines and a video released by the ‘IS’ confirms the same. On this ground, the Southeast Asian countries are

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‘APEC’ countries unanimous over implementation of ‘Trans-Pacific Partnership’ agreement Hanoi: The 11 member countries of the ‘APEC’ reached an agreement on the revival of the Trans-Pacific Partnership without the US by stating that all alternatives would be examined for the immediate implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. They also said that they would take proper cognizance of various aspects like trade protectionism, open markets, global trade system based on regulations, increasing

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‘THAAD’ ready to protect South Korea, announces US military Seoul : The US Army announced last week that the ‘THAAD’ missile defense system which was deployed in South Korea was now ready for action. On the other hand, China objected to this deployment of the US and warned that necessary actions will be taken against it. THAAD batteries and missiles have been set up at a golf course at Seongju, 200

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US’s ‘MOAB’ attack on Afghanistan shocks ‘IS’ as well as Pakistan Washington/Kabul: The US shocked the whole world by experimenting with the 10,000 kg bomb, the ‘GBU-43/B Massive Ordinance Air blast Bomb (MOAB)’ aka ‘Mother of all Bombs’ on Afghanistan. The bomb was dropped near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border and according to the released information, 36 terrorists were killed due to it. But the tremors of this bomb were also felt

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Famine and starvation in Africa – the biggest humanitarian crisis since 1945, cautions UN Unites Nations : In the African continent, just four countries contribute to more than two million citizens suffering from famine and starvation. The UN has claimed that this has been the biggest humanitarian crisis since 1945. If the international community does not come together to mutually resolve this issue, there will be no other option but to